Comparison of Press Release Distribution Companies: PRWeb, Marketwired &

2019-01-16 19:25:46

PRWeb (owned by Cision) is one of the most recognized press release distribution companies. They are in the business for over a decade now and had served thousands of customers. PRWeb Press release plans are between $99 - $389 for single press release distribution, having 4 different packages to choose from. There are options to add PRWeb industry-specific journalist list by Cision with an added charge of $199 on top of the distribution cost. Also for urgent distribution, PRweb charges a $99 fee which enables customers to make their press release live within a 4-hour deadline.


Marketwired is another well-known press release distribution company who have been in the business for almost 20 years. They do not have their pricing available for the public on their website, however, a recent review had revealed a cost estimation on using Marketwired for press release distribution.

It was seen on the review that the minimum cost for a single PR distribution by Marketwired is $450, with a 400-word limit. There is a $150 fee for every additional 100 words. Customers have to pay $50 for each additional photo and $75 to include any audio/video links. Moreover, for SEO enhancements, $75 is charged to the client. This seems costlier than the most valued PRWeb distribution package.

In order to submit a press release for distribution through both PRWeb & Marketwired, one needs to create an account to get registered with them. However, they don’t require any membership fee like many of their competitors. While making a budget for a Marketwired press release distribution, the possible impact of getting returns on the investment needs to be considered critically. is another leading press release distribution company. They offer a better deal in terms of pricing and effectiveness than PRWeb and at a fraction of cost than MarketWired. This company charges only $129 for their Premium Pro press release distribution. There is the ability for adding unlimited links and photos photos, free of charge, and similarly there are no limitations on the word count. guarantees distribution to over 400 media sites, including top-tier media networks like ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX etc.

PRWeb, Marketwired &, all of these companies have something significant to offer. The above guidelines will help business owners to get a thorough idea on comparing the companies in term of pricing and effectiveness, also they will be able to choose the best option for them by going through the respective websites. seems to be the most affordable and convenient option. For more information, visit

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